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Posted by unboxingexp | Nov 23, 2019 @ 12:00 PM | 5,616 Views
Good budget RX for my Frsky Taranis X-lite S. I'm using it with D16 protocol as newer Access firmwares are not supported on the xm+...
Frsky XM+ Micro D16 SBUS Full Range Mini Receiver (1 min 1 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | Nov 22, 2019 @ 12:18 PM | 5,462 Views
It looks cool and it protects your motor wires! Here is my take on a how to install snakeskin sleeves on your quadcopter!

How to install wire protecting snakeskin sleeves (1 min 44 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | Nov 18, 2019 @ 12:00 PM | 2,951 Views
I went back to 18500 batteries in my Frsky Taranis X-lite as the transmitter has a smaller form factor.
Taranis X-lite: 18500 or 18650 batteries? (1 min 31 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | Nov 16, 2019 @ 12:08 PM | 4,235 Views
3M Foam Landing Pads (1 min 11 sec)

3M-backed foam landing pads for any quadcopter frame. These give you extra protection on hard landings.
Posted by unboxingexp | Nov 15, 2019 @ 04:29 PM | 4,902 Views
For my budget TBS Source One build
Dimension: 70mm*30mm*2mm
Weight: about 5g
Material: Silicone
3M Silicone 2mm Thickness Non slip Mat Battery Anti skid (1 min 16 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | Nov 15, 2019 @ 09:52 AM | 3,880 Views
Compact Fpv antenna, suits perfect my Fatshark Attitude 4. 2.5dbi, sufficient in most cases.
Foxeer 5.8G Lollipop 3 Stubby Omni FPV Antenna (1 min 22 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | Nov 15, 2019 @ 09:51 AM | 3,840 Views
This one looks fresh!
Gain: 10dBi
Frequency Range: 5300-6000MHz
Beam Width: 90
Dimension: 40x40x5.2mm
Connector: SMA Male
Furious FPV Poker Chip FPV Antenna (1 min 28 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | Nov 15, 2019 @ 09:50 AM | 3,725 Views
SMA Male To SMA Female to get the right angle for my FPV antennas on my Fatshark Attitude V5 goggles.
SMA Male To SMA Female 90° and 45° adapter (1 min 16 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | Nov 15, 2019 @ 09:49 AM | 3,401 Views
Tiny but mighty! Checking Runcam's Nano 2 on a toothpick.
Image Sensor: 1/3" CMOS
Horizontal Resolution: 700TVL
Lens: 2.1mm(M8) FOV 155 1.8mm (M8) FOV 170
Signal System: NTSC / PAL
Current : [email protected] [email protected]
Housing Material: ABS
Net Weight: 3.2g
Runcam Nano 2 (1 min 16 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | Nov 15, 2019 @ 09:48 AM | 3,121 Views
Here is comparison of video footage from Happymodel's Diamond VTX with DVR versus Fatshark's DVR on its Attitude V5. I definitely prefer the onboard footage...
Fatshark DVR vs onboard DVR (1 min 35 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | Nov 14, 2019 @ 12:06 PM | 2,609 Views
Diatone Mamba F405 MKii (2 min 2 sec)

For my budget TBS Source one build:
Mamba F405 FC
Item name: F405 Betaflight Flight Controller
Input power: 12.6-25V (3-6S)
BEC: 5V/1.5A
MCU: STM32F405
Gyro: MPU6000
Flash: 16MB
OSD: AT7456
Mounting hole: 30.5*30.5mm
Weight: 6g
Posted by unboxingexp | Nov 13, 2019 @ 12:26 PM | 2,976 Views
M3 30mm knurled standoff can be used for connecting rod, pulling rod or the top column, play the role of connecting or extending nut.
Aluminum knurled spacer (1 min 1 sec)

Posted by unboxingexp | Nov 12, 2019 @ 12:02 PM | 1,399 Views
TPU printed parts for FPV drone (2 min 21 sec)

Printing yellow TPU parts for my TBS Source One budget FPV quadcopter build.
Posted by unboxingexp | Nov 11, 2019 @ 12:33 PM | 1,472 Views
TBS Source One Chinese Replica (2 min 6 sec)

Bought this on aliexpress, but it seems to be not the original TBS product. However, I m still gonna build a budget 5" fpv quad. Stay tuned!
Posted by unboxingexp | Nov 07, 2019 @ 01:14 PM | 2,064 Views
How to update XM+ receiver with Taranis Xlite (1 min 26 sec)

Here is an how to update the XM+ receiver by Frsky. I'm using a Taranis Xlite S. Imho the different protocols and firmwares are confusing and not customer friendly. For example, Access 1.3 firmware is not working with XM+. But the x-lite is an awesome transmitter...